Weatherman warns Kenyans to prepare for heavy rains this week

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Weatherman warns Kenyans to prepare for heavy rains this week

The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned Kenyans to be cautious as more rains are expected this week.

This week’s weather advisory indicated that the rain intensity would increase which may pose a danger to the risk of persons living near water bodies.

As such, the weatherman asked residents of the affected areas to immediately seek refuge in higher grounds.

The advisory indicated that morning rains would mostly affect Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands East and West of the Rift Valley and the Central and South Rift Valley, North Western Counties.

On other other hand, the southeastern region will most likely experience Afternoon showers preceded by sunny mornings.

The Coastal region comprising of Mombasa, Tana River, Lamu, Kilifi, and Kwale are expected to experience frequent rainfall both in the morning and afternoon periods.

The announcement came a few days after Devolution Cabinet secretary Eugene Wamalwa promised that the government was prepared to protect Kenyans from the projected flooding.

Wamalwa said the government would ensure flood victims got food supplies and any other needed emergency assistance.


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